Opticlox is an antimicrobial eye ointment. It is used to treat eye infections caused by Staphylococcus and Bacillus in domestic animals. The active ingredient is cloxacillin.
It is used by puting a squeeze into the eye. Your evert the lower eyelid and instill a steady flow of ointment into the lower conjunctival sac. Normally a single application only is required, but treatment may be repeated after 48 – 72 hours if necessary. Dosage guide: Cattle and Horses: approximately 5 – 10 cm of ointment per eye. Sheep: approximately 5 cm of ointment per eye. Dogs and Cats: approximately 2 cm of ointment per eye. For animals with only a single infected eye it is recommended, to prevent cross infection, that both eyes be treated, treating the uninfected eye first to avoid transferring the infection. Each syringe to be used once only.